On November 4, 1973, pianist Cecil Taylor was booked to perform at New York’s Town Hall. He planned to perform three free-jazz works accompanied by Jimmy Lyons (as) Sirone (b) and Andrew Cyrille (d). Sensing that Taylor’s concert would be significant both as a work of music and because Taylor hadn’t played in the city since the Newport Jazz Festival a year earlier, David Laura, Taylor’s then manager, reached out to Fred Seibert, a Columbia University student…

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